Faith McDonnell is the Director of Religious Liberty Programs and of the Church Alliance for a New Sudan at The Institute for Religion & Democracy. She writes and speaks on the subject of the persecuted church and has organized rallies and vigils for Sudan in front of the White House, the State Department, the Canadian Embassy, and the Sudanese Embassy. She has drafted legislation on religious persecution for the Episcopal Church and for the United States Congress. In June 2007, her book, Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda’s Children, was published by Chosen Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group.
Faith has a BA in English from Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA. She received her master’s degree in English from the University of Maryland.
Faith is a member of Church of the Apostles, Anglican, and serves on the church’s international missions committee. She serves as a board member for several human rights organizations. Faith is married to Francis John McDonnell, and they have a daughter, Fiona.
Twin Attacks Hit Cairo, Istanbul
Faith McDonnell: Twin terrorist attacks in Istanbul, Turkey and Cairo, Egypt this weekend highlight the fragile situation in the eastern Mediterranean nations.